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Byland Abbey

A Grade I Listed Building in Byland with Wass, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2035 / 54°12'12"N

Longitude: -1.1591 / 1°9'32"W

OS Eastings: 454951

OS Northings: 478960

OS Grid: SE549789

Mapcode National: GBR NMBT.VY

Mapcode Global: WHD8S.5LBX

Plus Code: 9C6W6R3R+99

Entry Name: Byland Abbey

Listing Date: 4 January 1955

Last Amended: 11 December 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315790

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329579

Also known as: Byland Abbey Cistercian monastery: monastic precinct, water-management earthworks, enclosures, ancillary buildings and quarries

ID on this website: 101315790

Location: Byland Abbey, North Yorkshire, YO61

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Byland with Wass

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Coxwold St Michael

Church of England Diocese: York

Tagged with: Abbey Monastery ruins History museum Cistercian monastery

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SE 57 NW (east side)
4/20 and 5/20 Byland Abbey (previously listed
as By land Abbey and Abbey
4.1.55 gateway to the North West)

Abbey church and monastic buildings. Now ruinous. Late C12, early C13 and
C15. Limestone ashlar and rubble. Substantial remains of church including
west front standing almost to full height. Ruins of monastic buildings
standing to height of approximately 5 metres in places. For descriptions
see DoE guidebook. Scheduled Ancient Monument. Peers C. "Byland Abbey" DoE
official guidebook. Pevsner N. "Yorkshire: the North Riding" 1966.

Listing NGR: SE5495378960

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